Shabbat in the Heights

A spirited Shabbat experience
in the nerve center of the Chabad-Lubavitch movement

Shabbat in the Heights is dedicated in loving memory of
David Rock - David Shmuel Ben Zalman Gershon z"l,
marking his yahrtzeit on Iyar 14 - Pesach Sheni.

14-16 IYAR 5783 • MAY 5-7, 2023

Crown Heights, Brooklyn

Add to My Calendar 2023-05-05 18:30:00 2023-05-07 15:00:00 America/New_York Shabbat in the Heights A SPIRITED SHABBAT EXPERIENCE IN NERVE CENTER OF THE CHABAD LUBAVITCH MOVEMENT Crown Heights, Brooklyn Shabbat in the Heights [email protected]


Crown Heights

Experience a taste of Crown Heights with an insider’s tour of the neighborhood highlighted by a visit to the iconic 770 building, the Rebbe’s Shul and Chabad Central Headquarters. The weekend will be complemented by three gourmet meals daily.

The Ohel

Visit a site revered by hundreds of thousands around the world, a place where heaven and earth intersect, and where prayers are answered and blessings are bestowed. The Ohel, located in Queens, NY is the resting place of the Lubavitcher Rebbe.

Inspiring Personalities

Enjoy lively and informative lectures by noted educators, and benefit from the opportunity to meet new friends who share your enjoyment of Jewish study.


Crown Heights boasts a variety of wonderful accommodations, designed to enhance your stay! Whether it’s a warm family home, nearby hotel or Airbnb, your Shliach and JLI are happy to assist you in making arrangements that best suit your needs. Please note that hotel and rental fees are not included.




JLI HQ - 832 Eastern Pkwy

9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Pre-Shabbat Reception

JLI HQ - 832 Eastern Pkwy

5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

The Rebbe’s Shul and Personal Study

Rabbi Shais Taub
770 Eastern Parkway

6:00 PM

Candle Lighting

Oholei Torah
Mrs. Shaindy Jacobson
Ms. Mussi Rabinowitz
Women Only

7:00 PM


Oholei Torah
Sparks of Wisdom
Insights of The Rebbe
On Selected Topics

7:45 PM

Friday Night Services

Oholei Torah
Cantor: Menachem Amar

8:30 PM

Shabbat Dinner

Hosted by various families in Crown Heights

9:00 PM


Oholei Torah

8:00 AM

Chassidut Group Study

Oholei Torah
Sefirat Ha’omer:
The Inner Journey To Judaism
Rabbi Zalman Abraham

9:00 AM

Shabbat Morning Services

Sermon: “Exile and Redemption:
Which Is the Dream?”
Rabbi Yosef Vogel

10:00 AM


Oholei Torah

12:30 PM


Oholei Torah
Lecture: “Do You Have
a Personal Mission Statement?
Learning How to Develop Your
Calling in Life”
Rabbi Simon Jacobson

1:15 PM

Shabbat Lunch

Oholei Torah
Chairman: Rabbi Chaim Hanoka
Greetings: Mr. Ivor Rosenberg
Keynote: Rabbi Shais Taub

2:00 PM


Oholei Torah
Rabbi Simon Jacobson,
Rabbi Naftali Silberberg,
Rabbi Shais Taub,
Moderated by: Rabbi Chaim Hanoka

3:30 PM


Oholei Torah

4:15 PM

The Rebbe’s House

1304 President Street

4:45 PM

Visit with Local Personalities

Proceed with the group
following the Rebbe's House
or take some time for yourself
to rest, relax, and rejuvenate
Mrs. Molly Resnick
1359 Carroll St.
Chaplain Jacob Goldstein
726 Eastern Pkwy

5:00 PM


Women: 1359 Carroll St.
Mrs Shaindy Jacobson

Men: 1354 Carroll St.
Rabbi Simon Jacobson

7:00 PM

Havdalah & Melave Malka

Oholei Torah
Sing-along Havdalah
with Cantor:
Menachem Amar
Rabbi Moshe Kotlarsky
Video presentation:
Piercing the Iron Curtain
Rabbi Hillel Zaltzman

9:30 PM


At any local synagogue

7:15 AM


Oholei Torah

8:30 AM

Sights to Visit

The Rebbe’s Library: Rabbi Shmuel Super
Women’s Mikveh: Mrs. Naomi Heber, Mrs Dina Rosenfeld
Scribe’s Desk
Jewish Children’s Museum
OK Kashrut Center: Rabbi Chaim Fogelman

10:00 AM-11:00

The Significance of Visiting the Rebbe’s Ohel

Video Presentation
Oholei Torah
Mrs. Sheli Atara Man
Rabbi Shais Taub
Video Presentation: Rabbi Zalman Marcus
My Story: Mrs. Sorah Shemtov

11:15 AM

Depart for the Rebbe’s Ohel

Buses will depart from
Oholei Torah

1:30 PM


Closing Remarks
Rabbi Sholom Deitsch

3:00 PM

Busses Depart Back to Crown Heights

3:30 PM

If you have any questions about the event, please contact us via the form below or by phone at 718-221-6900.